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Source: ERNST HAAS ESTATE | COLOR: FLORA (Accessed 17.1.2016) Ernst Haas, an Austrian born photography who emigrated via Paris to America just after the war,was a pioneer of colour photography.  It has been said that before Haas there was no coloured … Continue reading

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Jo Spence Study Visit

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The visit took place at the Stills Gallery in Edinburgh, led by tutor Wendy McMurdo.   Wendy had arranged for gallery director Ben Harman to give a brief introduction to the exhibition.  In the event Ben stayed for most of the … Continue reading

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La Gacilly Photo Festival, Morbihan, Brittany: Japan

I first came across this annual photo festival in 2015. The pretty town of La Gacilly in the Morbihan district of Brittany has for the past thirteen years, hosted an annual photo festival.  The exhibition is outdoors and exhibits can … Continue reading

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Christopher Doyle

Christopher Doyle is an acclaimed cinematographer, particularly renowned for his hazy lighting and saturated colours.  An Australian who started as a photographer and who then became famous for his cinematography work particularly with Wong Kar-Wai an eccentric, non-conformist Chinese film director.   … Continue reading

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Sally Mann

Research Point Sally Mann is an American photographer, famous for her black and white large frame photographs where she explores things close to her, including her own children and landscapes depicting death and decay. Her collection of images of young … Continue reading

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The Decisive Moment: My Thoughts (Research Point)

Before you go any further, give some careful thought to the ‘decisive moment’ debate and note down where you stand (at the moment, anyway) in your learning log. You’ll come back to this in Assignment Three.   I have struggled … Continue reading

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